We could make headway only by keeping very close to the bank.
They found, however, that it was no easy matter to make headway.
But the praetorian guard, faithful to me, was unable to make headway.
He threw it over, and met the boat with the helm when she began to make headway.
It was satisfactory to find that we did make headway, though slowly.
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